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gnaw center, who has been at the protests site all day. we have mark brenner, director of labor notes. vinnie, what do you make of what went on today? >> melissa, thanks for having me on. it is absolutely historic. you're talking about the state with the 52-week highest percentage of union members in the country. the birthplace of the uaw. for what has been long considered a union strong hold, giving workers the freedom to choose. freedom to choose whether or not to pay a union and still keep their jobs. this will have national ramification. this is very historic day both for michigan at country. melissa: mark, is there aniable positive way to spin this for the union side? >> of course not. this is union-busting move by lame duck legislature. this is puppet marching to the beat of puppet tease, dick devs of amway who want to hurt unions. melissa: did they succeed? is there a way to battle back. >> of course we have ability to organize on the job. that is what we'll hear doing. i love vinnie talking about freedom, freedom of association which is violated every half hour when someone is
me now morgan brenner, staff writer. good morning. >> good morning. >> the latest jobs report shows 36,000 jobs added in november, that brings down the unemployment to a near five-year low at 7.7. the numbers beat the expectations. are there any caveats here. >> there are. it's better than what analysts expected. i would say there's three cav t caveats here. the first, the numbers for september and october downwardly revised by 50,000 less employees, less workers brought into the workforce in those two months. it's a strong likelihood we'll see the same thing happen with november numbers in coming months. second caveat here, the reason we saw that unemployment rate jump down to 7.7% we've seen more americans leave the workforce again. these are americans that are looking for a job and gave up. despite the fact we saw 146,000 added this month, it's not enough to really bring that unemployment number down in a huge way. >> the impact from hurricane sandy were minimal but jobs were lost. what do you think it would be like without the hurricane. >> i think that's a great question. the
brenner and brought him back to our line, as everyone else continued to fight. it's difficult for me to sit here alone because there are so many great people that are the reason why i'm here. i didn't look out for myself. they looked out for me. and two great men lost their lives that night. >> gretchen: what was it like for you to know that you had been bestowed this amazing honor that no living person has achieved since the vietnam war? >> it kind of hurt me at first. i read the stories about medal of honor recipients and they're heros, they're men that history books have been written about. two of my buddies gave everything for this country, and yet people want to pat me on the back and congratulate me. it was a very difficult step to take. this is a heavy responsibility to represent the best, the strongest, the brightest, the most courageous. and they have to look at my face. >> steve: you are a hero. you didn't want to write this book, you said. why? >> i put in a whole bunch of personal information, making it a very public forum and talking about some of the things that i've no
have been such a meeting. no? search of the year at the meeting were ambassador brenner was directly told yet to stop talking about terrorism. were you at that meeting? >> congressman, all i can say to you is this administration commodious government throughout my years of service has been deeply concerned about the challenge. >> mr. ambassador, not denial. we are such a meeting or not? >> as i said, no such meeting. >> no, sir, i was not. >> one of the must of been at a meeting in which secretary clinton, the president and investor the united nations, ms. rice, ambassador raised conspired to get susan rice on the sunday television shows and lie about the tragedy of benghazi. were you at that meeting? >> nosair. >> to your knowledge was there such a meeting? >> no. >> i would've thought there must have been. when a tragedy occurs such as this, and i'm old enough to have work to appear when ronald reagan was president. we have not just one tragedy. with multiple tragedies in lebanon. we lost our embassy. we lost a marine amphibious unit guarding the airport. hundreds of lives lost. i
, and it's s.b. 1070, it's, you know, sensen brenner, right in and a lot of it stems from, from the immigration issue and how it's been handled by the two parties. um, i think that -- but, and this is somewhat dangerous with the word immigration lurks behind me to say -- i think there's an immigration-related lesson, there's a danger of overlearning the immigration-related lesson for both parties. um, i think republicans are fooling themselves if they think they fully solved their latino problem by now coming to the table on comprehensive immigration reform, and i think democrats are fooling ourselves if we think we've locked this up. >> yeah. >> you know, president gets this done, and we've locked this up for time immemorial. that the result, what we saw in '12, um, obviously had an immigration overlay, had a republican branding problem, but it also was the result of very deliberate, um, incorporation of latinos into the governing coalition, into, and into the kind of daily life of the obama administration, right? and it's little things. it's inviting the anchors of univision a
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